Worldcare Travel Insurance Reviews

Worldcare has provided travel insurance to Australians travelling domestically and overseas for more than 20 years. Worldcare strives to provide quality cover at affordable prices. Policies are available to those under 86 years. Dependants travel for free with parent or grandparent. They offer 24/7 emergency assistance no matter where you are in the world. Underwritten by Allianz Australia Insurance Limited.

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Unreasonable documentation request

Review by Fran | 05 September 2018, 16:12 PM | 1 comment Reviewed by Fran on 05 September 2018, 16:12 PM

Originally I liked Worldcare because you could insure for one medical pre-condition and not the whole... Read more

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Loophole prevented claim

Review by Kat | 19 February 2018, 12:23 PM | 1 comment Reviewed by Kat on 19 February 2018, 12:23 PM

I had a quad biking accident in 2016, luckily I had only suffered bruises but the quad bike had some ... Read more

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worth a quote everytime.

Review by Ian | 01 February 2017, 09:07 AM | 0 comment Reviewed by Ian on 01 February 2017, 09:07 AM

seniors insurance always costs more but Worldcare is comprehensive but still the least expensive for ... Read more

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Travel Insurance

Review by helen silk | 13 July 2015, 13:26 PM | 1 comment Reviewed by helen silk on 13 July 2015, 13:26 PM

This company gave value for money. I checked other companies and some were the same price but this on... Read more

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Worldcare Travel Insurance - go elsewhere for support

Review by Andrew L | 25 April 2015, 02:50 AM | 0 comment Reviewed by Andrew L on 25 April 2015, 02:50 AM

My priority was to have a travel insurance policy I could rely on and I found their service non exist... Read more

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Excellent experience

Review by Kate-B | 06 December 2013, 16:31 PM | 0 comment Reviewed by Kate-B on 06 December 2013, 16:31 PM

My husband got dengue fever whilst in Thailand. From the moment I contacted Worldcare, they were bril... Read more

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Paid claim, nice and quick, no fuss

Review by Stevo | 06 November 2013, 14:07 PM | 0 comment Reviewed by Stevo on 06 November 2013, 14:07 PM

My laptop was damaged in Europe and Worldcare were a dream to deal with. My claim was paid in less t... Read more

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Worldcare didn't disappoint

Review by HarperJin | 07 March 2013, 01:41 AM | 0 comment Reviewed by HarperJin on 07 March 2013, 01:41 AM

Worldcare is my default travel insurance because of their simple policies and good service. I am a fr... Read more

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stay away from them

Review by Anne25 | 06 March 2013, 12:16 PM | 0 comment Reviewed by Anne25 on 06 March 2013, 12:16 PM

Most of my luggage was misdirected while travelling to England. I had chosen Plan D Worldcare travel ... Read more

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confused customer service

Review by HarrietG | 06 March 2013, 11:50 AM | 0 comment Reviewed by HarrietG on 06 March 2013, 11:50 AM

My encounter with Worldcare travel insurance left me highly confused, just like the people who work i... Read more

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Awesome service

Review by Gabriella16 | 04 March 2013, 16:54 PM | 0 comment Reviewed by Gabriella16 on 04 March 2013, 16:54 PM

Bought a policy for my family and myself for our trip to Bali. I have 3 kids and it really helps me s... Read more

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Worldcare needs to improve

Review by Scarlet.78 | 04 March 2013, 15:54 PM | 0 comment Reviewed by Scarlet.78 on 04 March 2013, 15:54 PM

I had insured myself and my husband before going on a recent trip to Philippines. Our baggage was sto... Read more

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Worldcare FAQ's

How many people can I include in my policy?

The more the merrier right? Worldcare allow you to purchase a policy for up to 2 adults and 10 kids online.

Am I covered if I go on a cruise?

Yes, you don’t even need to pick a cruise specific policy. Here’s a top tip: Even if you’re travelling in Aussie water you still need to pick pacific.

Am I covered for skiing and my equipment?

Yesp, you are covered for the cost of transport to get you to the nearest resort; or the cost of additional ski passes if, there is insufficient snow, bad weather or power failure in your pre-booked holiday resort. Or if all lift systems are closed for more than 24 hours. However they will not pay for any claims relating to ski resorts that do not have skiing facilities greater than 1,000 metres above sea level.

Are kids covered for free?

Yes, that’s right, kids will be covered at no added cost! Dependent children and grandchildren are included for free as long as they are under 21 years of age and not in full time employment .

Can I pay to reduce or cancel my excess?

Yes if you pay an additional premium when you purchase your policy.

What additional extras are there?

Along with comprehensive cover for your electronics and personal belongings, additional cover can be purchased for specified items up to a total amount of $5,000.

Am I covered if my tour company collapses?

Nope, Worldcare doesn’t provide protection from insolvency.

I'm not an Australian resident - can I buy cover?

Sure! Visitors can buy as long as they purchase before arrival in Australia. Journeys must commence and end in Australia too. 

What size moped or motorbike am I covered to ride overseas?

Worldcare will cover you for any engine size you ride as long as you’re insured to do so in Australia. Just make sure you get your International Drivers Permit (IDP) before you leave!

How long is their single trip cover for?

12 months.

Can I extend my policy from overseas?

Having too much fun? No problem! You can extend your policy with Worldcare for up to a year, as long as your current policy is not about to expire is less than 7 days time.

Do they cover for my rental vehicle excess?

Yes, for up to $6,000. Cover excludes sedans, hatchbacks, station-wagon, four wheel drives, mini bus or any vehicle over 4.5 tonnes

What is their cooling off period?

14 days.

Who underwrites them?

Worldcare and Allianz Global Assistance are trading names of AGA Assistance Australia Pty Ltd ABN 52 097 227 177.

Where are they based?

Sydney!

FOUR FAST FACTS

age limit
Under 86
age limit
Under 71
multi trip duration
37 days leisure, 90 days business
luggage cover
$750 per item limit
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